Danny Roberts can be again in the Octagon on June 19.
The Croydon-based welterweight will fight Tim Means in the UFC Fight Night Jung vs Ige, which takes place on June 19.
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Roberts final fought in 2019 when he beat Zelim Imadaev by knockout in the second spherical, however the coronavirus pandemic prevented scorching chocolate.
Many British followers will recall that the 33-yr-previous was extraordinarily unfortunate at UFC London in early 2019 when he was submitted by Claudio Silva in the third spherical as he, arguably, gained the fight.
Roberts is at the moment 17-5 in his MMA profession and 5-4 in the UFC. He hasn't been in a position to put collectively an actual race but, however after a while exterior the Octagon the Briton is hoping to make an announcement and show he will be constant.
Defeating a Russian in Russia the final time was definitely a powerful victory, however Tim Means represents a special form of activity.
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The 37-yr-previous veteran is 31-12 in MMA and final beat Mike Perry in November 2020 at UFC 255.
Means has been in the UFC since 2014 and is at the moment on a two-recreation successful streak. Overall in the UFC, the American is 11-7.
The welterweight division is a aggressive place proper now with Kamaru Usman sitting on the high of the pile. He has been as dominant a champion as any and having already defeated a big a part of his potential suitors, any fighter able to making a run might discover himself in an attention-grabbing place.
Prior to becoming a member of the UFC in 2015, Roberts was 11-1 in his MMA profession, together with an unbeaten run in Cage Warriors.
Interestingly, Roberts additionally compiled a 3-1 file as knowledgeable boxer earlier than making his MMA debut.
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